Not all building projects can have such strangely auspicious origins as the baseball field Ray Kinsella builds in the middle of his cornfields. In the 1989 movie Field of Dreams, a mysterious voice tells the Iowa corn farmer, If you build it, he will come. Compelled by the mysterious voice, and despite the apparent irrationality of his choice, Kinsella builds the field. And then the magic truly begins. Probably most of the Augusta skyline is the result of someone’s following the counsel not of a mysterious voice but of an experienced architect. Such are Nick Dickinson Jr. and Erin...Read More
Author: Ryan Lutz
Graniteville man shares love of bladesmithing with others Photos by Randy Pace On a small street named Joy, in a quiet neighborhood in Graniteville, lives a Santa Claus whose chief gift is making and teaching others how to make knives. Meet Joey “The Blade” Lynn. Aside from truly looking like the yuletide saint — and professionally playing the part in season — Lynn and his best friend, Scott “The Hammer” Titus (a modern-day Hephaestus), own and operate Joey’s Forge Handmade Knives LLC. This humble operation deserves a spot in this Best Of issue for its unique product: classes...Read More
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